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FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
with the expiration of tax cuts for just about everybody else. we have team fox coverage tonight. mike emanuel on capitol hill. first, let's get to ed henry at the white house tonight. it sounds like the president is making a shift in his strategy. >> that's right, shep. today the president suggested that rather than doing this all as one big grand bargain as we have heard before where you deal with spending and taxes, all at the same time. he suggested that he wants to see taxes go up for the rich. middle class tax cuts get extended for the middle class and then we will back and deal with spending cuts next year. >> and it would give us more time than next year to work together on a comprehensive plan to bring down our deficits it, to streamline our tax system. to do it in a balanced way. including asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more. >> the problem with that strategy is that republic leaders are insisting that they don't want to take a framework for spending cuts down the road in exchange for tax changes now. they want it all done at the same time so that they can be sure th
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 5:30am EST
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FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
with the chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel and another reason that the talk reconciliation so important. good evening, mike. >> good evening. there are strong suggestions that the nation's debt problem may be worse than $16 trillion and counting and key lawmakers are saying it's time to slash spending. >> i can cut $600 billion more out of the federal government tomorrow. nobody would know a difference except for the people employed by the programs here in washington, d.c. >> when asked by fox what he would be willing to cut, the senate majority leader didn't offer anything new. >> remember, we have already done more than $1 billion worth of cuts. we have done that. so we need to get some credit for that. and the negotiations that take place. >> 42 business organizations sent this letter to top lawmakers urging congress not to increase taxes writing, "we strongly urge congress to pursue comprehensive tax reform that lowers rates on all forms of business income while enacting significant entitlement reforms that put the federal budget on sustainable fiscal path." coburn says to
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 3:00pm PST
correspondent mike emanuel looks at the possibilities. >> capitol hill sources say meetings between the white house and key lawmakers have been very business like and there is clearly a path to solving the fiscal cliff problem without violating even's principles. part of addressing the issue is figuring out what president obama and congress are willing to cult. >> looking at redundancy throughout government. there are many ways to look at can you do it more effectively and efficiently and eliminate some of the redundancy that goes on. if you ask people, i asked people before, how many places did you do for the same service. they might tell me two, three, or four. that is ridiculous. >> mentioned a former governor who had to balance state budgets say there can be savings at the pentagon where there are major increases on spending on private contractors in the wars in iraq and afghanistan. another former governor mike johans of nebraska who has been involved in the gap of eight bipartisan dev is it talks says it's time to go big. >> what is driving our spending is entitlement. it's so obvious.
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
kelway is in paul ryan's home state of wisconsin. mike emanuel in northern virginia. steve harrigan in the hotly contested swing state of florida. we begin in colorado where candidates an running makes made 40 stops since january. according to the colorado secretary of state office, 1.7 million registered voter cast ballots, more than half the active electorate here. republicans have an edge in early balloting. followed by democrats a unaffiliated. there are reports of voting machine with the wrong selection in colorado and another county, one machine was pulled offline. the real clear politics average of polls president obama lead is 1.5%. a tie. now to florida, we find steve harrigan. >> early voting was it can nickly supposed to stop in florida. saturday at 7:00 p.m. it has gone on across the state. there is complaining about the process so far in florida. the long lines. three hours in places like miami dade county. the reasons are several. for one, reduced days of early voting from 4 to 8 days. the longest ballot in florida's history. 12 pages both sides. they are confident it will go smoot
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
ryan. vice presidential nominee, remember. mike emanuel is on capitol hill. mike, they ended up backing rival candidates in one race. >> that's right, shep. it was for the house republics fourth ranking leader. cathy mcmorris rogers from the state of washington was the establishment choice to be promoted. well, she faced a challenge from tom price from the state of georgia, who paul ryan was backing in a letter to colleagues. this is big because if she had lost, all the top house republic leadership would have been male. well, mcmorris rodgers, won, shep. >> shepard: we are sprk boehner and pelosi to hang on to their jobs. >> that's right. john boehner was renominated to continue to serve as speaker of the house. there was not any controversy there. and with republicans in the majority, it's expected to be made official by a full house vote. there was some buzz about whether nancy pelosi would continue on as the top house democrat, which she told us today. >> my colleagues made it very clear and in fact i think they must have coordinated with each other because their message was clear,
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
campaign's puzzle. mike emanuel live in fairfax, virginia with more. mike? >> shep, experts at the university of virginia predict record turnout about 4 million voters expected to participate in this election. so, mitt romney and his team recognize it is much harder to win the white house without virginia. did he two events here today including a loud rally in the george mason basketball arena trying to make sure he wins here. meanwhile vice president biden is doing several stops in virginia on election eve. is president obama will win the election overall and says he believes that they have a clear shot of winning virginia average of recent polls has president obama leading by three tenths of a point. shep? >> shepard: mike emanuel fairfax, v.a. as for the nine electoral votes at stake in colorado. the candidates made six trips to that state in the last four days. alicia acuna live in denver. alicia? >> the colorado secretary of state office says it sent staff to pueblo, colorado voting machines indicating wrong selection in another county a machine was pulled. no reason gi
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
they can work out some sort of agreement. mike emanuel on fox top story live in the d.c. newsroom tonight. mike, it looks like some republicans are changing their tunes. >> shep, republicans say they favor both major spending cuts and additional revenue from tax reform with lower tax rates. the pledge you mentioned is identified with americans for tax reforms grover norquist who has gotten many republicans to promise they won't vote to raise taxes. south carolina senator lindsey graham is pushing back saying capping deductions would help generate revenue. the top republic on the senate budget committee explained graham's position. >> he is conditioning any tax increase on fixing these programs, social security and medicare, particularly in making sure that they are sound for the future. so that's lindsey's position. and he has talked about accepting revenue to accomplish that goal. >> republicans continue saying they don't want to increase tax rates arguing that will hurt job growth. democrats say the middle class could be spared from a tax increase now. >> however as we continue to negot
FOX News
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
on just how to change the nation's immigration system. mike emanuel in d.c. tonight. how are conservatives approaching this issue that has clearly divided republicans in a huge way? >> well, shep. they suggested republicans believe they are the party of free marks and the party of family. the nation embraced fixing the immigration problem in a compassionate way. >> you know how many families were broken up in mexico? and in central america? of people who come here to work, leave their spouses, their children back home. and they never see them. they may -- they have the commitment to send remittances but then they start families here in the united states. it's breaking up families. >> others suggest what's being discussed in washington is essentially amnesty. a spokesman for a group called fair says, quote: immigration reform as it is now being discussed is centered on rewarding those who have broken our laws and making it easier for millions more people to enter the u.s. legally so there it you have the conservative divide, shep. >> shepard: that's not all of it. some of them say that the
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel tonight on the agendas of the respective leaders. >> fresh off the election that guarantees republicans will retain control of the house of representatives, speaker john boehner made clear his numbers are not going to abandon the principles. >> we don't sol t problem of the fiscal imbalance overnight and we certainly won't do in a lame duck session of congress. it won't beed simply by raising taxes or taking a plunge off the fiscal cliff. >> congress' ability to get things done will be tested soon after the election when the fiscal cliff and massive trillions of dollars in tax increases spending cut ace rive at the end of the year. on that pressing matter, they called for grounds to fix it. >> if there is a mandate for us to find way to work together for solutions of the challenges we face as a nation. >> members are told the president's plan has been we should send the economy off part of the fiscal cliff raising the tax rates. or send the economy off entirely. either pass will cost jobs and hurt the nation economy and leading to m
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
. mike emanuel live on capitol hill with the top story at the bottom of the hour. any change in tone from house republicans now that, well, all this has happened? some but probably not as much as president obama and speaker would like. president obama made this offer on the trillions of dollars in spending cuts and tax increases due to hit at the end of the year what's known as the fiscal cliff. >> there is an alternative to going over the fiscal cliff in whole or in part. it involves making real changes to the financial structure of entitlement programs and reforming our tax code to cush special loopholes and deductions by working together to create a fairer, simpler cleaner tax code we can give our country a -- >> he told phone call he would be open to a bridge, basically buying time to so a new congress in a new year could work on these fiscal issues, shep. >> shepard: democrats maintain control of the senate what are they saying? >> senate majority leader harry reid says compromise is not a dirty word. he is prepared to sit down with the republicans and negotiate. here the majority le
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
are at a dinner this evening. hosted by the speaker of the house, john boehner. shep? >> shepard: mike emanuel live on capitol hill. just in to fox news from the o really file? the chief operating officer of the long island power authority or lipa is stepping down in the wake of super storm sandy. this comes on the same day an attorney filed a lawsuit against lipa claiming negligence in the aftermath. and the attorney is seeking class action status potentially including hundreds of thousands of long island customers who, in some cases have had no power for two weeks. the feds say only about 25,000 customers in the storm zone are still in the dark only. certainly a major improvement since just yesterday when the number was three times that. but today as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg pointed out that figure does not include tens of thousands of homes and businesses that are destroyed or too badly damaged for crews even to restore electricity. >> the majority of new yorker who's remain without power do so not because the utilities can't provide power on the street but because necessar
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm EST
and then time is up. mike emanuel is on capitol hill. one of the lawmakers back at work today congressman paul ryan. the republic vice presidential nominee. >> that's right, shep. paul ryan is expected to have a lot of clout after the elections. obviously a more recognizable name around the country. and he will continue on as the house budget chairman. ryan did not say a whole lot to reporters today. he seemed to be trying to get back into the swing of things here on capitol hill. but paul ryan does say he thinks he needs to be part of the solution, making this divided government work. >> because the issues we talked about, you know, seven days ago are still the issues we have to deal with today. the economy, a debt crisis. we have got a healthcare system problem. i'm worried about our military. so, these same problems exist and we're going to have to find a way of finding common ground to make them work. >> that may prove challenging. sources say lawmakers are not expected to get seriously in to trying to solve some of these major problems until after thanksgiving. shep? >> shepard: at the sa
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
on a day of mixed signals from all sides but we begin with mike emanuel on the possibility that g.o.p. lawmakers may put their oath of office above a promise to antitax increase organizer. good evening. >> good evening. the republican sources say they are offering a balanced approach of significant spending cuts and some revenue without boosting tax rates. >> we have been responsible as we remain firm on this point. no tax increases now for promised spending cuts that won't materialize later. the american people have seen that game before. they won't be fooled again. >> the top republican on the senate budget chel explained the g.o.p. plan to bring in more money. >> eliminate all kind of loopholes and gimmicks and increase revenue without raising the top marginal rate. that most economists say would hurt the economy if we were to do it. >> the republicans are being confronted in the fiscal cliff negotiations about the no new taxes pledge, which of them signed. now lawmakers are pushing back. >> # $16 trillion in debt the only pledge we should make to each other is to avoid becomin
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am PST
congressional leaders. >> heather and heather back to you. >> mike emanuel, thank you very much. >> coming up next on the rundown are you looking to earn a little extra cash during the holidays? cheryl casone that is three companies who are hiring right now. >> i now pronounce you significant others. what the heck is that? we will tell you about this one state that is cutting out the word husband and wife from marriage certificates. >> it's true. flush >> welcome back. it is 22 after the top of the hour. two weeks after he was busted for allegedly assaulting then fiancee now wife hope solo. jeremy stevens now behind bars. the ecstasy at el seahawk arrested after prior arrest for marijuana so session. >> you could be paying more to indulge in junk food. the president will tax junk food to get americans healthier. >> obama is known for her fight against childhood obesity. >> 'tis the season to start hiring. reports showing that seasonal hiring is at the highest level in five years. cheryl casone is here with three of the companies hiring seasonal workers right now. short term job if you want to
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
, geithner is meeting separately with each of them. our chief congressional correspondent, mike emanuel, live on capitol hill right now. what's the latest on those meetings and the secretary's shuttle diplomacy, mike? >> reporter: we heard from speaker john boehner who said that treasury secretary geithner did not come with a substantive plan in terms of spending cuts. we know the republicans were hoping when the treasury secretary came here to capitol hill, that he would have laid out some serious spending cuts because the republicans are saying if we're putting revenue on the table, we need to see some serious spending cuts from the white house. i think it's important to note the difference between what is said in public and what is said in private. these meetings are held in private. in public lawmakers are sounding a little tougher. here's the senate majority leader on the senate floor earlier today. >> for four months house republicans have refused to act. instead, they've held the middle class hostage to protect the richest 2% of taxpayers, people who enjoy a decade of ballooning income
FOX News
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am PST
to the president's plan. fox news chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel takes a look. >> with the election over, some republican laks are floating conservative alternative to president obama's dream act. supporters say achieve act would legalize status of undocumented children who grew up by giving them visas. after earning a degree or serving in the military they could eventually become citizens. unlike to dream act it does not allow the people to jump ahead of legal immigrants waiting their turn. >> it's a perfectly reasonable way to go. >> congressional sources say retiring senators kay bailey hutchison and jon kyl were working on the plan with marco rubio over the summer but it was put on hold after mr. obama's executive action. now with the election over, some republicans are waiting if the time is right to pass it by the end of the year. rubio says conservatives must better explain they are for a legal immigration system that works. hard to get people to listen to you on economic growth, tax rate and healthcare if they think you want to deport their grandmother. policy matters, too,
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 8:00am PST
? chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel is reading some of the tea leaves in washington. >> reporter: hi, jon, yeah. the fiscal cliff includes those automatic cuts known as sequestration that were part of last year's debt deal to domestic and defense spending. lawmakers must find where else to slash spending. >> we're looking at redundancies throughout government. i think there's many ways to look at can you do it more effectively, efficiently, and basically eliminate some of this redundancy that goes on. i've asked people before how many places do you go for the same service, they might tell me two, three or four. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: some republicans like the idea of cutting individual programs that are not efficient or the country cannot afford, but they say getting a handle on the nation's $16 trillion plus debt requires going after the big stuffer. >> what's driving our spending is entitlements. it's just so obvious. and what makes us noncompetitive is the tax code that is just hopeless. we've got to fix these things if we are, if we have any hope of this
FOX News
Nov 19, 2012 3:00pm PST
it's time for a change in tone. and action. shannon? >> shannon: mike emanuel thank you. still ahead, president obama breaks new ground in burma. first, adding insult to injury. after super storm sandy. ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. >> shannon: 12 more new york city public schools reopened today following the damage from super storm sandy last month. 18 are still closed. gas rationing extented through friday. for many people's whose homes were damaged, insult has been added to injury. senior correspondent eric shawn explains from breezy point new york. >> amid the devastation and destruction that remains three weeks after hurricane sandy, a stinging surprise from the new york city building department. a notice, tacked to the front door, demanding the storm's victims fix their problems under penalty of law. >> the city n
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
correspondent mike emanuel tells us there is a lot of talk and precious little action so far. >> thanksgiving and christmas holidays the number of legislative days until the nation hits the fiscal live are limited. much to be worked out. numbers are set for spending cuts and revenue increase. they recognize it cannot be done by the end of the year. so they want extension of current tax rate and spending levels. >> it seems a prudent course of action is figure out a bridge that takes us for some for of time. avoid issues fruition on january 1. >> the top republican said jeff sessions sent this letter to the top four leaders in congress saying if they are planning extension of unemployment insurance, offset for the changes must be achieved through real safings. not gimmicks like baseline saving from future war spendings that is not expected to occur. the markets won't reout well to staying the course. >> the worst thing that can happen is we put a temporary fix in. deal with it next year. >> senator joe manchin says it's important for washington to seize the moment. >> i believe with the electi
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
do it. and mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. the white house is expressing putting pressure on congress. >>reporter: a report on the impact if the bush tax cuts are not extended. the study says the typical middle class family will see taxes go up by $2,200 next year affecting businesses and retailers. the argument is the families will spend less and it will hurt the economy. >> you can see it across housing, and services, and things like paying for cell phone, groceries, durable goods, auto purchases. evidence like this is a reason why retailers are so concerned that congress has not yet extended the middle-class tax cuts. >>reporter: and carney noted the president spoke with harry reid and speaker boehner over the weekend. everyone is anticipating another high profile white house meet this week on the fiscal cliff sources in congress say there is you not one on the schedule so far. >>shepard: over the weekend some republicans are telling grover norquist to take a hike with the "we won't raise taxes" pledge. >>reporter: the fine tuning is they are saying we are okay with clo
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
correspondent mike emanuel is following that story. >> speaker john boehner a central figure in cutting a deal says republicans offered a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff through the significant spending cuts and tax reform and are committed to working with the president. >> this is one reason why we believe we put revenue on the table. as long as it's accompanied by serious spending cuts. to avert this crisis. >> texas senator john cornyn says the bipartisan simpson-bowles deficit plan offered meaningful savings worth pursuing. >> they identified $1.1 trillion tax expenditures, benefits, deduction, credit and the like that could be cut as part of grand bargain. we ought to look at that. we need to flatten the code, simplify it and make it pro-growth. >> on the democratic side, senate majority leader harry reid told reporters he would like credit for what congress previously cut. >> we have already done a billion dollars worth of cuts. >> today, the top democrat in the house took a similar approach. >> i think it's important to note we have already agreed to $1.5 trillion in cuts in the budget c
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
to republicans in the big meeting earlier today is. the republican aides tell mike emanuel there was a lot of detail about the new tax increases. $1.6 trillion in new tax increases from the new rate, capital gain, dividends as well. new spending, starting with $50 billion next year. the white house is countering that is leftover stuff from the president american jobs act. not really spending. nonetheless, the republican aides on the hill saying this is a nonstarter to them. white house aide i just spoke to said that this is not new. this is the president's original budget framework going to september of 2011. they say inside the white house tonight the real problem is the republicans will not give in on new tax increases for the rich. so tonight we're still hopelessly deadlocked. >> optimism faded as tim geithner arrived on the hill ahead of christmas without bearing gifts. the specific list of spending cuts that spiker boehner wanted geithner to bring, leading the republicans to declare talks are going nowhere. >> i'm disappointed in where we are. and disappointed in what has happened ove
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
mike emanuel has the worst case scenario. >> i'm more worried about the sequester now than ever. >> that is because senator cornyn believes the automatic defense and spending cut due to start in the new year known as sequestration is not treated with a sense of urgency. >> it's overshadowed by the fiscal cliff negotiations. >> it's timed with the country hitting the fiscal cliff, $500 billion of tax increases and spending cuts. scheduled to take effect in january. ill led to the super committee to create work out cuts of $1.# trillion. on defense, 9.4% cut for every program across the board regardless of merit. in 2013 trimming $3.9 billion from defense operation and maintenance. air force and navy would be cut by $4.2 billion. afghan security forces chopped by $1.3 billion. and embassy money and consulate would lose $1.2 billion. asked about the spending cut deal, the top democrats suggested they're finished. >> that is part of a big bold and balanced package that has big cuts. we voted for $1 trillion in cuts. revenues are needed and job creation is essential to reduce deficit
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
have a mandate. the country is split as it can be. mike emanuel works the hill and busy last night and usually today. got a hint of what is coming? >>reporter: he will say he is not about to raise taxes on small business owners. he will congratulate the president of the united states, house republicans recognize the president won a new term, the senate democrats a lot of them won a new term but they feel like they won, as well, so, they believe they have a mandate to not raise taxes if there is a mandate to come out of this election. they recognize people back home want washington, dc, they want it to work and to essentially rebuild faith with the american people and that washington can get problems done but the question is, where will compromise be? who will blink first? will the president have a plan that says here is a way forward? will boehner throw out something that is appealing to the democrats? or will harry reid in the senate? people are saying we need to work together and find common ground but the question is, where is that? >>shepard: this line you used "raise taxes on
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 3:00pm PST
congressional correspondent mike emanuel tonight on the prospects for some kind of compromise. >> with the u.s. economy due to hit the fiscal cliff, trillion of tax increases and spending cuts, president obama called for a catch henceive deal and said he is not going to one on the top 2%. >> we cannot afford to extend the bush tax cuts for the wealthy. we can make sure that middle class taxes don't go up. if we get that in place we are removing half of the fiscal cliff. >> speaker john boehner offered what he considers a balanced approach generating the revenue from tax reform and entitlement reform. late today, boehner said the president's position is flawed. >> we are not going to hurt our economy an make job creation more difficult. which is exactly what that plan would do. >> letter sent by the u.s. chamber of commerce and signed by 232 organizations calls on the president and congress to immediately extend all the tax cuts and find other cuts to replace sequestration. the president suggested taking a closer look at reforming entitlements without offing details and says he would like to
FOX News
Nov 16, 2012 3:00pm PST
as an alternative to the president's plan. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel takes a look. >> with the election over, some republican lawmakers are floating a conservative alternative to president obama's dream act. supporters say the achieve act would legalize the status of undocumented children who grew up here by giving them visas and earning degrees and serving in the military they could eventually become citizens. unlike the dream act the g.o.p. plan does not allow the young people to jump ahead of legal immigrants waiting their turn. >> it's a perfectly legal way to go and a conservative argument to help specific targeted individuals in in case. >> congressional sources say retiring senators kay bailey hutchinson and john kyle were working on the plan with marco rubio over the summer, but put on hold after mr. obama's executive action. now, with the election over, some republicans are weighing if the time is right to attempt to pass this by the end. year. >> rubio says conservatives must better explain that they are for illegal immigration system that works. >> it's
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
with a lot of money lying around, spend it. >>shepard: why not. the obama campaign and mike emanuel is with the president near columbus ohio. we her from the president on job creation. how is he going after governor romney today? >>reporter: he says there are signs of progress 5.5 million job creates and he says that mitt romney lacks new ideas and that is returning to the ways of the past. here is the president in buckeye country in columbus area today. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest bangs, that is not change. another $5 trillion tax cut in favor of the wealthy, that's not change. refusing to answer questions about the details of your policies until after the election? that is not change. would report after running in 2008 as "hope and change" he is not crazy about governor romney saying he is the "change" candidate and the president calls governor romney a great salesman. >>shepard: the president invested a lost time in ohio is this the last time before tuesday? >>reporter: he is making the third
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
at how president obama worked behind the scenes to help make that agreement happen. mike emanuel live at the white house with more on that. mike, how confident are they about this cease-fire? >> well, greg, they are aware of history. they recognize the cease-fire is still fragile and they recognize violence could easily flare up again. another white house photo takes us behind the scenes in cambodia when president obama spoke to secretary of state hillary clinton and told her he was dispatching her to the middle east. after the cease-fire was announced, secretary clinton was careful with her language. >> the united states will work with partners across the region to consolidate this progress. improve conditions for the people of gaza. provide security for the people of israel. >> and u.s. officials seem hopeful that the new president of egypt, mohammed morsi who played a key role in this whole standoff, this conflict that he will be a force for peace in the future, gregg. >> gregg: so far so good. what about the president's second term if the cease-fire does not hold? >> violence in t
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
that sound you hear, america, is gridlock. mike emanuel is live on the hill. mike, safe to assume republicans they're not happy with what came from the white house yesterday, are they? >> reporter: bill, no question about that. and clearly both sides are trying to draw each other out. there is clearly gamesmanship going on, trying to get details from the other side and make that side look bad. but there was a lot of optimism on capitol hill yesterday when treasury secretary tim geithner coming up for individual meetings with the top four congressional leaders. republicans were hoping that there would be a lot of details in terms of those spending cuts that you guys have been talking about but they feel like what he came up with was an old document, essentially the president's last budget plan which got zero votes here on capitol hill. so a lot of republicans are saying it is time to get serious folks. here is speaker john boehner. >> i'm disappointed in where we are and disappointed in what's happened over the last couple weeks. going over the fiscal cliff is serious business and i'm here ser
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
of it all with mike emanuel. hinking of t virginia tonight, mike? >> both sides are expressing confidence and saying they've seen large turn-out in their key areas, which explains why it may be too close to call at this point. we've heard long lines across the commonwealth of virginia. in many places one to three hour waits. prince battleground william county outside washington, d.c. we heard the wait was as long as four hours. it's quite possible although polls have closed, that there are voters still voting here in virginia because state officials told us that if people were in line at 7:00 get to hey would still cast a ballot. bottom line, turn-out is ahead of 2008 numbers. versity of m the uni virginia predicted there would be record turn-out in the election. four million voters turning out. ^from what we've seen in terms of lines all across virginia, it sounds like those people have turned out in big numbers. of course, on election day a lot of people wonder about the weather. whether weather may have scared people away. it was mild in the 50s or so. a lot of people didn't seem to m
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
in negotiations. mike emanuel is live on capitol hill now. what are the republican complaints, mike, and how are they pushing back at the president? >> reporter: senator john john cornyn who is a member of the rupp leadership says he thinks president obama wants to go over the fiscal cliff by proposing higher taxes, no spending cuts and no plans to save entitlements. with president obama going to pennsylvania today, the house republican whip, kevin mccarthy's office put out a video profiling a small business nearby in pennsylvania that would get hurt by a tax hike. >> i'm jerry gorsky from an engineering company. however good or bad we do is my income. this notion of $250,000 being top 2% or the wealthy people in america ignores the way most small businesses work in america. >> reporter: i mentioned president obama is going out on the trail, if you will in pennsylvania to sell his arguments. one would expect we would hear some sort of response from speaker john boehner after that. jon. jon: what are the democrats saying? i mean about these g.o.p. complaints? what is your response? >> reporte
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
over israel. mike emanuel is live from the white house with more on this. whou are officials reacting to this so far. >> reporter: history suggests that this could unravel at any time so they are being very cautious and careful with their language, but the white house has been giving us a behind the scenes look at recent events, including president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton in cambodia about 48 hours ago, when mr. obama told the secretary of state he was sending her to the middle east. we've also got even a look at the president aboard air force one working the phones, talking to egyptian president mohammed morsi on his flight back from cambodia with tom done lyn done donalan on. they are choosing their words carefully. >> they will improve conditions for the people of gaza, provide security for the people of israel. >> reporter: we know defense secretary leon panetta has had a conversation with his counterpart reiterating essentially the determination of the u.s. to stand side-by-side with the israelis to work together with them on israel's safety and security. ain
FOX News
Nov 19, 2012 8:00am PST
emanuel is live from washington with more on in this story. mike? >> reporter: well, hi, jenna. yeah, these conservatives are talking about the need to change both action and on the on immigration. they're saying fair, comprehensive immigration reform is the right thing to do, but they do say technology needs to be used in the form of a high-tech social security card, using thumb prints to avoid the fake id problem, and then securing the worlder will be easier if business owners are following the rules. >> then you cite to employers you hire someone who doesn't have either this identity card or this new social security card, and you're going to go to jail for six months. >> reporter: richard land says republicans lost the 2012 election when governor rick perry from texas was booed last year for texas' program allowing illegal aliens to have instate tuition. since mom won only 27% of the latino vote, that has sounded the alarm with some republicans. enter florida senator marco rubio who has been talking about the immigration issue, reaching latinos and did that over the weekend in iow
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
'm wondering about that, right. here is chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel live from capitol hill. where are we going to get on this today, mike. >> republicans clearly feel like too much of the discussion in washington related to the fiscal cliff has been about increasing tax revenue. they want to make sure that entitlement reform is truly on the table. they are bringing in former bill clinton white house chief of staff erskine bowles who has done a tremendous amount of work shall on dead issues in recent years. he had his own individual plan last year which looked at adjusting the medicare eligibility cage and making adjustments to social security. weapons have to be encouraged by editorials out today. in "the washington post" says since 60% of the federal budget goes to entitlement programs there is no way to achieve balance without slowing the rate of increase of those programs. usa today also has an editorial out which says, quote, social security represents more than one fifth of federal spending, much too big to ignore. the sooner these changes are made the less painful the
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
to cut. martha: they have a lot of work to do. thank you very much. mike emanuel in washington. bill: fox news alert just in time for thanksgiving the big holiday season that follows, the day after and a large potential strike looming at the largest retailer in america on one of the biggest days of the year. walmart is now fighting back against that possibility. thousands of workers threatening to walk off the job over what they say is low pay and poor health benefits. >> pay is an issue for some of us, a lot of us tired of living in poverty. a lot of us on food stamps. >> i don't know if i should go with my morals or just go with my need to have an income at the moment. bill: what is this all about? cheryl casoni host of cash an fox business channel, what is this about. >> reporter: this is about a union that has been trying to bet in the door at walmart. walmart has been at odds with this union. they are going to the nrb, they reached out to them and they will make a decision on this issue. the could be violating federal labor laws buybacking these protestess that will be happening on b
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
congressional correspondent mike emanuel is watching it all unfold on capitol hill. what do we know about the visit about the expectations for what might happen during it. >> reporter: martha, timothy geithner arrived here on capitol hill a short time ago to meet first with senate majority leader harry reid. we know he's having individual meetings with the top four leaders of congress. what republicans have said they want to hear, and republicans will be critical, because they need republican support to get any final fiscal cliff deal through the senate, and also through the house, they say they hope that he's coming with concrete spending cut ideas that are acceptable to the administration. one of the meetings today will be with senate republican leader mitch mcconnell who a short time ago sounded pretty fired up. >> the only reason democrats are insisting on raising rates is because raising rates on the so-called rich is the holy grail of liberalism. their aim is not job he tkraoe asian, they are interested in wealth destruction. not job creation but wealth destruction. >> reporter: a s
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 11:00am PST
candidates making last minute pushes to get voters to the polls to win 13 crucial electoral votes. mike emanuel is live in virginia right now. >> reporter: virginia is as tight as any of the battleground states and clearly both campaigns would love to win it. real clear politics poll shows mitt romney with three-tenths of one-point lead over president obama. so this is very, very close race. last night the president was in virginia in a rally with bill clinton and singer dave math uses. part of his message is that congress is to blame. >> what they are counting on now is you are going to be so worn down by all the squabble, so tired of the dysfunction, so weary of what goes on capitol hill you are going to give up and walk away. put them back in power and let them stay there. in other words, it's on cynicism. virginia, my bet is on you. >> reporter: speaking of congress, mitt romney's running mate paul ryan spent time in virginia. much of his message was about half trillion dollars in defense cuts known as sequestration. a huge issue here in virginia. >> mitt romney and i we are not goi
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 9:00am PST
. heather: mike emanuel is live at the white house. how are officials reacting so far? >> they are recognizing that things could fall apart at any time and they are looking at president obama speaking in devising secretary clinton that she would be sent to the middle east. on the phone with egypt's president, mohammed morsi, have you heard from steve harrigan has been a key player in this. >> the united states will work with partners across the region to consolidate this project and improve conditions to the people of gaza, provide security for the people of israel. >> they all recognize that it does not take much in the middle east for violence to clear up again. heather: what has this is revealed on the president's agenda? >> here we are, even before the president has his second inauguration and the middle east crisis has consumed a lot of time and energy. all eyes turned to the american president for leadership. the rockets are starting to be launched again in the middle east. people are getting killed once again. they will be looking to the white house and to presi
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